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See our most recent blog post about home improvement, replacement window, roofing, siding, insulation and air sealing solutions at Windows on Washington below.

4 Key Components to Custom Replacement Window Performance

When comparing two custom replacement windows from different manufacturers, you should compare several key factors that will affect your window purchase and performance now and into the future.

1. Can you see through the window and what are the VT (Visible Transmittance) Ratings?

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4 Types of Insulation That Work Every Time

Insulation keeps your home warm in the winter and cool in the summer. There are several common types of insulation: fiberglass (in both batt and blown forms), cellulose, rigid foam board and spray foam.  Each type of insulation has advantages and disadvantages.  When correctly installed with air sealing, each type...

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Learn about the 3 Types of Custom Window Replacement

There are three basic options to choose from when replacing your windows. Below is a list of those options, benefits and drawbacks of each.

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Which Loose Fill Insulation is Best, Cellulose or Fiberglass?

If you’re doing research for your air sealing or insulation project, you have probably heard 10 different opinions on loose fill insulation (fiberglass and cellulose) and which is better.  The honest truth is that many contractors will tout the benefits of the materials that they sell and their opinions can be...

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When is the Best Time To Schedule Your Home Improvement Project

Despite all of our best laid plans for perfectly timing renovations and home improvement projects, they rarely follow the envisioned schedules. Many times, urgency of the repair or the financing of the project ultimately dictate the time line for installation.  However, homeowners do have concerns about starting a ...

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Learn Why Your Upstairs Is So Hot & How Windows on Washington Can Help!

Is the upper floor of your home significantly warmer than the lower floors, even though your AC is turned down?  Although each space is unique and contributing factors can vary, these 5 common culprits account for most homes experiencing this problem.

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6 Shorcuts for Exterior Home Improvement

Improve your curb appeal and outdoor living area!

It’s not too late to fix up your home’s exterior and enjoy the outdoors for the remainder of this summer and fall season.  In addition to increasing your home’s value and curb appeal, replacement windows and doors will make your home more energy efficient.

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What Are the Popping Noises From My Windows or Siding?

If your home is located in an area of the country where the overnight temperatures are fairly cool and the morning sun is strong, popping noises around your windows and siding can be a somewhat common phenomenon. There are several potential causes for these noises, but they are most likely the result of the...

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10 Do-It-Yourself Tips for Energy Savings-from Windows on Washington

Are you interested in saving up to 20% on your energy bills every year?

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7 Simple Tests to Determine When Air Sealing and Insulation Is Needed

Excessive air leakage or air infiltration from your home can cause uncomfortable rooms and inflated utility bills.  Here are 6 simple tests that homeowners can use to evaluate to if air leakage is severe enough to require air sealing and insulation.  The 7th line item describes a test that a professional Energy...

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